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Mrs. Perdue from Indianapolis IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Free To Sit, Free To Move, Free To Learn

My students need balance balls and stools to use at their desks and cushions and an ottoman to use as seating throughout the room.

  • $379 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our room is full of high energy, laughter, and inquisitive voices. On any given day you will find my students scattered throughout the room working and learning together. You will see passionate faces and hand motions as they explain their thinking. You will hear a lot of noise; some in English, some in Spanish. At first glance it may seem chaotic, but if you watch for just a moment longer you will feel the learning surging throughout the room.

My students come to school each day with a thirst for knowledge and an eagerness to improve their lives.

Opportunities to see new places and have intellectual experiences don't happen often for them. We are part of a large urban district full of diversity. Many of my students are living in poverty with a multitude of problems at home. School truly is the great equalizer for them and their only chance for success.

My Project

Picture yourself in your favorite spot, getting wrapped up in a great book. Where are you? At a desk, sitting on an uncomfortable chair? I'm willing to guess that isn't your ideal spot for reading or learning, yet that is where students are expected to think, read, and work every day.

My students need seating options that will promote comfort and learning.

The stability balls and balance stools will improve their core muscles and increase blood flow while working. The cushions and ottoman will allow students to spread around the room and get comfortable while they are working, reading, and writing.

Mrs. Perdue
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair, Made in the USA, Active Sitting for Toddler, Pre-School, Kids, and Teens; Kids don't have to sit still anymore - "The BEST seat in any Classroom"! - Grey - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $59.80 2 $119.60
AmazonBasics Balance Ball with Hand Pump - 55 cm • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Otto & Ben 45" Storage Ottoman with SMART LIFT Top, Folding Large Foot Rest Stools Table Ottomans Bench with Linen Fabric, Light Gray • Amazon Business $40.85 1 $40.85
Tufted Support Padded Boosted Cushion, Sage • Amazon Business $18.97 2 $37.94
Spots/Markers,9-Inch (One Dozen) • Amazon Business $16.50 2 $33.00

Materials cost

$287.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$321.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.76

Total project goal

$378.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$378.42

5 Donors

-$378.42

Donations toward project cost

-$321.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.76

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$0.00

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